Danny Rubin

Events

Steam Engine

1712

Thomas Newcomen invents the original steam engine.

Spinning Jenny

1764

James Hargreaves creates the spinning jenny.

Improved Steam Engine

1769

James Watt improves the steam engine.

Battery

1800

Alessandro Volta invents the battery.

Locomotive

1814

George Stephenson designs the first known steam locomotive.

Photograph

1825

Joseph Niepce and Louis Daguerre create the camera and take the first photograph ever taken.

Reaper

1831

Cyrus McCormick invents the first successful reaper.

Seed Planter

1834

Henry Blaire patents the seed planter and is the second black person in the United States to receive a patent.

Revolver

1836

Samuel Colt invents the revolver.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell

1839

Sir William Robert Grove conceives the first hydrogen fuel cell.

Telegraph

1844

Samuel Morse invents the telegraph.

Anesthesia

1845

Dr. William Morton becomes the first to use anesthesia for dental care.

Sewing Machine

1846

Elias Howe invents the sewing machine.

Antisceptics

1846

Ignaz Semmelweis invents antiseptics.

Machine Gun

1861

Richard Gatling patents his machine gun.

Dynamite

1866

Alfred Nobel creates dynamite.

Traffic Lights

1867

J.P. Knight Invents the traffic light.

Typewritter

1868

Christopher Latham Sholes invents the first successful typewriter.

Movies

1876

Eadweard Muybridge invents the first moving pictures.

Telephone

1876

Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone.

Improved Light Bulb

1879

Thomas Edison creates a light bulb that lasts much longer than current light bulbs.

Diesel Engine

1892

Rudolf Diesel creates the original diesel engine.

Radio Reciever

1900

The first successful radio transmission

Neon Light

1901

George Claude invents neon light.

Airplane

1903

Orville Wright creates the first powered airplane flight.

Color Photography

1906

Louis Lumiere invents color photography.

Model T.

1908

Henry For creates the first type of car, the Model T.

Military Tanks

1911

De La Mole patents the original tank.